Rebel filmmaker & music producer Deeyah shares life on International Women's Day

Rebel filmmaker & music producer Deeyah shares life on International Women's Day

Deeyah – WNN Featured Commentary (WNN) London, UNITED KINGDOM, WESTERN EUROPE: On International Women’s Day Emmy award winning filmmaker and music producer Deeyah Khan shares her struggles and triumphs as a Pakistani Afghan woman from Norway who is on a quest to help women worldwide express their artistic freedom. ___ My journey started in Norway. […]

Vast discrimination against female creatives worldwide continues

Vast discrimination against female creatives worldwide continues

Lia Chavez – WNN GlobalARTS (WNN) New York, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Just a few years ago, the mind-numbing rhetoric of “post-feminism” was still in wide circulation, as though the original aspirations of the women’s movement — women’s full participation in society and equal pay for equal work — had become obsolete. Of course, the statistics […]

Women left out in arts

Women left out in arts

Patience Bambalele = Sowetan – Tuesday, 27 March 2012 (originally published 26 Mar) THEATRE director and playwright Ntshieng Mokgoro says women are not being supported financially by the arts industry. Mokgoro, who is one of the few black women in mainstream theatre, says the funding support is only given to a few elites. The award-winning […]